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This Welsh seaport has its roots in a Roman past being the chief fortress of the Roman second Augustian Legion. An amphitheatre built in town became known as King Arthurs round table. Newport rose to prominence in the 19c with it proximity to coal fields and in 1839 it was the scene of the famous Chartist uprisings.The population is around 120,000 and is involved in steel and metallurgic industries. Newport is very close to the M4

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The back streets of Newport

Under 10 mi8nutes from the M4